Thursday, December 8, 2011

Punjabi Chicken Makhni پنجابی چکن مکھنی

Punjabi Chicken Makhni

Punjabi Chicken Makhni is a world famous dish. It is very  a delicious, tasty and creamy dish. It is also known as Murgh Makhni or Butter Chicken.

  • Chicken, boneless cubes   1 kg
  • Oil 1/2 cup
  • Tomatoes chopped 6
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon Juice 3 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies chopped 3
  • Fresh Cream  1/2 cup
  • Butter   1/2 cup for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli cutter 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/2  teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cardamom smalll whole 5


  • Boil tomatoes in water till very soft, mash and sieve to collect a tomato puree. Keep aside.
  • Fry onion in oil till golden, now add ginger, garlic, lemon juice and spices and cook for 2 minutes , then add prepared tomato puree and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Now add chicken and continue to cook on low flame till Chicken is tender. Add a little water if needed.
  • When chicken is tender add green chillies and fresh cream and cook for 3 more  minutes.
  • At last add butter and simmer.
  • Delicious butter flavoured Punjbai Chicken Makhni is ready.
  • Serve with Naan/Roti